Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation Elects New Board Officers

02/25/02    Portland, Ore.

At its annual meeting on Dec. 5, 2001, the Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation elected a new board officers. Comprising volunteer business and community leaders, the board will set the strategic direction of the foundation as it enters the second year of its $30 million fund-raising campaign supporting Doernbecher Children's Hospital.

Elected were Edward J. Hepp Jr., president; Ronald Brake, immediate past president; K. Risa Olsen, senior vice president; Xandra McKeown; vice president of finance; M. Wakefield Mack; secretary; and Linda Maletis, member at large.

Hepp is president of Hepp Steel Resources, Brake is the owner of Portland Food 4 Less, Olsen is a corporate account executive for Wells Fargo Merchant Services, McKeown is executive vice president of West Coast Bank, Mack is vice president of U.S. Trust, and Maletis is a community leader and prominent northwest philanthropist.

Doernbecher Children's Hospital is a key priority for The Oregon Opportunity, OHSU's $500 million public/private fund-raising initiative to support and expand OHSU programs and initiatives, and accelerate the institution's research activities.

For more information on Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation and its board of directors, please contact Deb LaFollette at 503 220-8339.